How much space do you need for a backyard volleyball?

How much space do you need for a backyard volleyball?

International organizations suggest 70 feet x 100 feet space with a 20 foot buffer around the court but we feel this is excessive due to the increased cost of sand around the court. The space above the playing area should be free of obstructions.

How wide is a backyard volleyball net?

Volleyball nets span the entire width of the court (29’6” | 9 m) and are held rigid by outer poles typically set 3′ (. 91 m) from the court. The center height of a volleyball net differs for men’s and women’s play with men’s nets regulated at a height of 7′ 11.69” (2.43 m) and women’s at 7′ 4.35” (2.24 m).

How big should a volleyball court be?

The free playing space shall measure a minimum of 12.5m (41′) in height from the playing surface. The recommended beach volleyball court dimensions for Recreational play is 60′ by 30′. This allows for four on four or six on six play. Posts should be placed 1m (3′-4”) from each side line, 36′-8” from each other.

What is the court size of indoor and outdoor volleyball court?

Indoor courts are 60′ x 30’w and have an attack line 10′ from the center line, which back row players must stay behind when hitting the ball. Beach courts are smaller at 52′ x 26.25’w and do not have an attack line.

How do you make a volleyball court in your backyard?


  1. Dig your court.
  2. Choose your framing material – concrete, wood or rubber.
  3. Frame your court.
  4. Lay perforated pvc pipe wrapped with 2 layers of landscaping fabric.
  5. Lay your pipe so the water drains away from the court.

How high does the ceiling need to be for a volleyball court?

Ceiling Height. USA Volleyball specifies a minimum ceiling height of 23′ for nationally sanctioned competition. Real life experience told me that our regional clubs and high schools play in gyms with lower heights than that.

How do you build an outdoor volleyball court?

What is the size of volleyball ground?

Dimensions. The playing court is 18m long and 9m wide and is surrounded by a free zone 3m wide on all sides. The space above the playing area is known as the free playing space and is a minimum of 7m high from the playing surface.

What is the difference between an indoor volleyball and an outdoor volleyball?

Indoor volleyballs are molded and the panels glued to the inner lining of the ball. The process makes the outside of the ball more smooth and consistent. As a result, the ball withstands the rigors of indoor use. Outdoor & Beach volleyballs tend to weigh slightly more and are hand-stitched.

How is indoor volleyball different from outdoor volleyball?

Sure, they’re both round and they’re filled with air, but indoor and beach volleyballs are different by design. Indoor balls are heavier, allowing them to move faster and harder. Beach volleyballs are softer, lighter, and marginally bigger.

How much sand do I need for a backyard volleyball court?

You can calculate how much sand you’ll need using the following formula: (Length x Width x Depth in feet divided by 27) x 1.6 gives you tonnage; (L x W x D) divided by 27 gives you yardage. Using this formula, a court approximately 40 x 70-ft with one foot of sand needs about 104 yards of sand at 166 tons.

How long is a volleyball court on one side?

A volleyball court is 30 feet wide and 60 feet long; each side of the net is 30 feet by 30 feet. A 2- inch line borders the court to serve as the out-of-bounds line.